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Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 8:00pm EDT
in northern afghanistan as the search for survivors of landslides is called off the the focus is on those left homeless in harsh conditions. more than 2,000 are feared dead, buried under hundreds of feet of mud. heavy rains are blamed. we have more on the badakhshan disaster from gerald tan. >> reporter: they spent the night in the open, and during near-freezing textures, looking over -- temperatures, looking at what used to be their home, and praying for anyone sign of life. >> translation: seven members of my family were here when the lapped slide happened. four or five were killed. i'm half alive. what can i do? >> translation: we have not received assistance as of yet. all the villages are digging with shovels. it's a challenge for all the people. people who fived the land -- survived the landslide left. there's no excavator digging. we need more machinery. working with shovels is not enough. >> days of rain caused the site of this mountain to collapse. a wall of mud and rocks swept into the village, destroying all on its way, hundred of homes buried - many with people inside. >> translati
PBS
May 3, 2014 5:00pm PDT
landslide in northeast afghanistan officials say up to five hundred people were killed in that runs deep the casualty number that has been revised down from the regional estimate of over two thousand. but this trip but torrential rains which struck. friday's crunch them somewhat. the bombs explode and cyber security intelligence checkpoint in the provincial capital in southern yemen to manage guards were wounded in the suicide attack officials say that the missile was cut out the flight to smoke on a date which is about to respond to this week's army crackdown against insurgents contacts. the seeming asymmetry coast of the calls about siegel calm about the next moment it is about thirty five minutes flight from moscow after the break thanks to stacy here. but china's rice become the leader in global finance the cons report me for the uk special program field option but to see the the week's tuc and going underground. i just rejected in kansas is going on trial for murder but he is very afraid of jerry pages is it because the jury is full of racists or as some sort of vested interest in s
CSPAN
May 3, 2014 7:45pm EDT
figured that out in retrenching from afghanistan and pulling out he's a pretty sharp guy. do you know how far he can push at? do you see as a problem with the disconnect in this country with the military in the next 50 years? how does that apply? >> a great question. it's really tempting because there are are similarities between the roman empire and the current world situation and it's really tempting to look at the similarities and emphasize them but what makes me hesitant a little bit is that it's tempting for us in the 20 tens but it seems have been tempting for pretty much any generation of scholars. everybody has been looking at the roman empire saying oh god that's us in the british empire was doing this. i tend to be cautious about doing this but i think you're quite right to say there are some similarities and some of the developments. although i think there's also other stuff going on too. one of the great strengths of america's strategic, geostrategic position in the world has always been cut off from the troublesome parts of the world by canada mexico and fish on either side w
FOX News
May 3, 2014 4:00pm PDT
in eastern ukraine. rescue crews searching for victims after a deadly mudslide in afghanistan. it happen in the northern province. numberous homes covered with 30 foot of mud. the people were killed instantly. 2100 people are missing but other leaders say the figure may be too high. the u.s. military said they are ready to help if called on. the mud slide hit after several days of heavy rain. snks a decorated u.s. marine serving two tours in afghanistan, sits in a mexican jail today. andrew was arrested back on april 1st after making a wrong turn and accidentally entered mexico. he is now chained to a cot in mexico and his mother called it a nightmare. the reporter is from fox affiliate wsbn in miami has the story. >> she said her son u.s. marine sergeant feels like there is no end in sight. >> when he was in afghanistan, he was a brave committed warrior to the american cause and he was highest level of achievement and promoted to sergeant on the field. now he is defeated and demoralized and hopeless. the decorated marine serving two combat tours in afghanistan now a prisoner in mexico.
PBS
May 3, 2014 4:00pm PDT
.s. with a parent who was severely wounded while serving in iraq or afghanistan. a study commissioned by the marine corps scholarship foundation reveals these kids often get less attention, and they're forced to become caregivers at an early age. this often isolates them from their friends and community. >> they've had parents who have been very distracted and have not necessarily been as present as they might be in a family that has not had to deal with such a traumatic situation. >> the study offers solutions on how to help children of those seriously injured, including mentoring and peer-to-peer support. the clinton family is about to get a little larger. chelsea clinton, the daughter of the former president bill clinton and former secretary of state hillary rodham clinton announces she's pregnant. she and her husband, marc mezvinsky, are expecting their first baby this fall. chelsea, sharing the news at a clinton foundation event on empowering women. >> i just hope that i will be as good a mom to my child, and hopefully children, as my mom was to me. >> for "teen kids news," i'm rick leventhal,
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 6:00pm EDT
in the country. the grim reality in afghanistan, thousands liable dead. many more thousands now homeless. >> the language of the blind, why braille may actually become extinct. we will take you to one of the most polluted places in the u.s. where developers are planning to build luxury high-rises. we begin in ukraine a country moving ever closer to civil war. the military stepping up the offensive against pro-russian he rebels in the east. the conflict is spreading to other parts of the country. in the east, seven european observers who were taken hostage more than a week ago have been freed. this comes a day after fire in the southern city of odessa killed dozens of pro-russian activists. secretary of state john kerry currently in africa spoke with his russian counterpart in another effort to reduce tensions. there is no solution in sight. paul brennan has the latest from the eastern city of it constaniovka. >> the burning cars and day bre which limited the streets were evidence of what looked like a day of heavy fighting between ukrainian soldiers and pro-russia separatists. vehicles a
CSPAN
May 3, 2014 6:00pm EDT
and afghanistan. everything, risk their lives to report the news. and fair for full access goes beyond the chance to ask a question. african-american might be barred from journalism school. effort, black editors and publishers began meeting. they met with the president himself. one made history, he was not always welcomed by the other reporters, but he was welcomed by the president. i'm very happy to have you here. he made history. we are so proud of him and his family. [applause] for over 100 years, even as the white house correspondents association tells the story of progress, you have limited two. yes, radio television and internet reporters as well. sure that our fundamental commitment to between the action -- interaction between those who govern it sustained. because this is the 100th recordedry, i actually an additional brief video thanking you for all your hard work. congratulations. >> what is going on? i was told this would work. this anybody know how to fix this? thank you. [laughter] do you have it? >> i got this. there. >> here is to 100 more years. >> thank you very much, everybody..
FOX News
May 3, 2014 3:00pm PDT
. arthel, back to you. >> i'll take it. the death toll we have to tell you is now rising in afghanistan. that after a massive landslide has consumed an entire town. we'll have this latest on this heart breaking and developing story next. >>> former president george w. bush is showing support for america's wounded warriors. it's become an annual event for a very good cause. we will take you there. plus, ed henry's heated benghazi back and forth that he had with press secretary jay carney. >> why is it not -- we just dew points know, we're investigating it? >> do you need a copy of the c.i.a. talk points. >> you can read them out. >> much to your disappointment and your boss' disappointment, turned onto to be produced by the c.i.a. female announcer: sleep train's interest free for 3 event ends sunday. it's your last chance to get three years interest-free financing on beautyrest black, stearns & foster, serta icomfort; even tempur-pedic. plus, get free delivery, and sleep train's 100-day low price guarantee. but hurry! sleep train's interest free for 3 event, ends sunday. ♪ sleep train
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 5:30pm EDT
by the u.s. and britain in southern afghanistan. in an upcoming u.s. senate report is set to trort testify black sites. what is the true legacy of abu ghraib and what does it mean for the nation's foreign policy and national security? we have great guests to discuss this onset. adam goldman. he has done extensive investigative reporting on cia secret prisons. on skype, karen greenberg, director of the center on national security and sebastian gork a, military affairs fellow at the foundation for the defense of democracies. welcome, everyone, to the show. adam, 10 years since everybody at abu ghraib was exposed. i remember at the time, there was public outrage. there was this incredibly high visibility in the media, in congress, and i think there was a sense of the american public that when it gets this much attention, obviously something is going to shift. has anything shifted significantly? >> i can tell you what hasn't shifted. we are still talking about quote, unquote torture. we are talking about what the american government did to these individuals in abu ghraib and more recently, wha
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 5:00pm EDT
to have children. >> you worked in some communicatees, in africa, afghanistan. how do you cater the message of women's liberation in places like that? >> i listen. the women there are doing it. it's not up to me, because they are experiencing it there. it's up to us to support each other. for instance, domestic violence is huge, and i believe it's bigger than in any modern demock rahsy in the world. if you added up all the women who have been murdered by their house bands or boyfriends -- husbands or boyfriend since 9/11 and add up the americans killed in 9/11, many more women have been murdered by their husband and boyfriend than that figure. >> violence against women is cross-cultural and is at staggering levels. adults worldwide strangled or aborted 150 million infant girls or females because they wanted a boy. why is violence against women, cross-cultural, if you are saying it doesn't have a biological root, why does it seem to be everywhere? >> first of all, it's not absolutely everywhere, there are some cultures that we see and we are coming out of it in various ways. patr
CSPAN
May 3, 2014 4:59pm EDT
. he wrote a book about stanley mcchrystal, the general in afghanistan. he had to leave the service. >> i met him twice. i never knew him. ultimately michael he's things wrote what i think is one of the arguably most consequential stories of president obama's first term. he wrote a profile of stanley mcchrystal in which the general and people around him spoke out. michael quoted from some of those conversations. there is some disagreement about whether ground rules were violated. ultimately mcchrystal ended up being fired for those remarks. there was quite a bit of reaction for hastings. i do not know the ground rules that were there, whether they were violated. ultimately, he was cast out. the there was again a "how dare you" outcry. it did have a circling the wagons category. in fact, i go hastings was an outsider. he was not a part of any club. he broke a big story. people like woodward and bernstein when they broke watergate were outsiders. quite often you need to be outside of those roles and that club in order to see it freshly or not be belied by things you do not know about.
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 4:00pm EDT
afghanistan. while his team fights for play-off series victories, new support for embattled clipperseen owner donald sterling. >>> imagine living a block away from the foul mess filling this disgusting can alal and try to guess how much it will cost to clean it up. >>> thanks for being with us. stalemate in ukraine. minor victories for the government overshadowed by separatists pushing back. ukraine military reclaimed some government buildings in the east but lost others. meantime, european union is calling for an independent investigation into the deaths of more than 40 people in odessa yesterday. kiev blaming russian supporters from moldova on its western border. paul brennan reports. >> the burning cars and day bre were evidence of what looked like a day of heavy fighting between ukrainian soldiers and pro-russia separatists. vehicles and tires had become makeshift barricades set alight to try to keep the government troops at bay. >> there were a lot of victims from both sides, from the civilians and fighters. people were going to work were going to injured. there were a lot of injured and
PBS
May 3, 2014 12:30pm PDT
not have met in homes seeking and immense pressure to reject only to serve the people of afghanistan this is an inhumane and due to actions and unfortunately the impact of health services this is the need is time to play attacking us and kept taking the summer months. but the speeches did the exact amount to be staged elections crystal ball making chun the attack and said it's just too much. it is the month that an attack against dollars due to pipeline is built in storage at this beast the goats. set in a constant on the twentieth this month. defined trips by the minute tickets to distract the this comic i say stuck and don't object to it thompson. the extension to the country's west of townsville. what's hot in the first round. i stood him on tape. iran on tuesday eighth in the week if no candidate secures in charge i said oh. after the break a lot of medical facilities helping out by it. what starts with the kiddos are they all fit into is the problem is and why. off day the social infrastructure the nation is making life miserable for the people have been good about this on the b
PBS
May 3, 2014 12:30pm PDT
. they are antiinterventionist, antigoing into these unnecessary wars like iraq and afghanistan and libya. they are all fed up with that. they don't want to fight in ukraine. they don't want to fight in crimea. you saw last summer when obama was going to attack syria, air and missile strikes because of their chemical weapons, the american people rose up as one to stop it cold and they did. the elites john in washington, d.c. of both partys are deeply interventionist, but the american people are antiwar and antiinterventionists, but not isolationists. >> i don't know if you consider obama administration as the elites. he kept us out of wars. i totally agree with that. but after two wars that the american people perceive we lost and an economy that was tanked and pouring money into iraq which is now plunged back into civil war and into afghanistan, which may be better, but it's not a trillion dollars better and these young men and women coming home and no jobs for them, can you blame the american people for saying let's pay attention to home here for a while? >> let mort in. >> i think if you try to take the te
CSPAN
May 3, 2014 2:35pm EDT
war i. obviously afghanistan and iraq, vietnam, all these wars we have been in since world war ii, we have not been necessarily united as a country. obviously united in support of the military but not united in support of the politicians or the policy. the one time in the history of the united states we are complete unanimity is december 7th, 1941. nobody in america was against going to war with the empire of japan, nobody except as you know congresswoman genet rank and from montana and i always thought a book needs to be done about her because the first woman elected to congress, she was in congress in 1917, was one of the 50 who voted against entry into the war and was immediately voted out of congress, in the wilderness for many years and reelected in 1940 and in 1941 she is again confronted with a war vote and she says i cannot send young boys to go fight the war that i can't go fight in myself. she was extremely thoughtful and it cost her her political career and she was out of politics by 1942. he didn't seek reelection. she is the only one. everyone in the united states senate,
CNN
May 3, 2014 11:30am PDT
after a deadly landslide in afghanistan. 257 people are likely buried alive in a sea of mud. it happened as a remote wedding was taking plus. hundreds wednesday to help when another landslide hit. officials are declaring the site a mass grave. >> hi, hello again for those of you j you now joining us. welcome again to the newsroom. we are following several big stories this hour. first up, the woman who describes herself as donald sterling's wing man is breaking her silence on his racist rant that she reported. v. viviano speculates about his motives and describes her relationship with the l.a. clipper's owner in an interview with barbara walters. the big headline out of that interview, viviano believes sterling is not a racist but, she says, she is not fully supportive of his reaction to the controversy do you think that donald sterling should apologize? >> absolutely. >> did you success discuss this with him? >> yes. >> will he apologize? >>. >> our ted rolands joins us live. what did she say about her relationship with sterling? >> that's one of the big questions since this started a we
FOX News
May 3, 2014 11:30am PDT
in the remote part of afghanistan. they are focusing on helping the thousands of people displaced by this disaster. they are now calling off the search for victims after thousands of villagers were suddenly buried under hundreds of feet of mud. two consecutive landslides have pounded the area following a week of heavy rain. >>> a u.s. afghanistan veteran is sitting in a prison in tijuana after his mom said he got lost. he is a decorated u.s. mean and sitting in a mexican prison for what his mother said is making a wrong turn. it led him to the wrong side of the law. his mom said and rue was going to the v.a. for help but he got lost and went into mexico carrying three guns. she is fearing for his life. >> he called me and he was in a holding cell with many men. i heard chaos in the background and he said mom i'm not going to make it through the night. whatever you do, don't come and ask any questions. you are not safe either. the next day he called me and he said i escaped and got into the better part of the jail. and he said, mom, they were going to kill me. there were hit men an
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 2:00pm EDT
nearbyvillages have come to this area of northeastern afghanistan with crude tools and shovels to help rescuers, but the focus has shifted from trying to find survivors to keeping those who did alive. >> what we are doing now is helping facilitate the need of around 700 families, more than 4,000 people who have been displaced, either directly or insdrelth by what's happened. their needs range from food and water, of course, to medical help as well as shelter needs. >> it's been hard for teams to reach the site. the narrow roads have been damaged by rain and can't take the heavy machinery. the hill side remains unstable adding to fears that another part may cave in. al jazeera. >>> the trial of three al jazeera journalists detained in egypt has been adjourned once again until may the 15th this time. their 7th court appearance coincides with international press freedom day. stefanie dekker reports. >> reporter: their 7th appearance in court ended just like all of the others: bail denied. mohammed fatni was allowed out of the cage to address the judge. he sprite to explain jublists need to explor
MSNBC
May 3, 2014 11:00am PDT
in afghanistan. a massive mudslide buried an entire village there. the united nations says at least 350 people are dead so far. >>> the associated press reports that the number of nigerian girls missing after islamic extremists attacked their school has risen to 276 girls, 30 more than previously believed. >>> in washington this morning, on the steps of the lincoln memorial, about 150 people rallied in support of the girls. they say they want the united states to pressure nigeria to take more aggressive action to rescue the girls. >>> also from here in d.c., a building that houses a strip club collapses. it's all caught on camera. four nearby buildings were also damaged. there was some construction going on nearby. at this point, it's not clear if that's what triggered the collapse. one person was hurt. that person is expected to be okay. >>> new support and new questions today for hillary clinton, if she decides to run for the white house in 2016. also, jeb bush gets some words of encouragement from his former president brother. could 2016 shape up as the battle of america's political dynasti
CSPAN
May 3, 2014 1:30pm EDT
and afghanistan to have his ideas about counterinsurgency be discovered again. while i was doing the research for this book i had the opportunity to go into neal sheehan's papers at the library of congress and we remember that mr. sheehan wrote a very famous book, and award winning book. in the notes that he took interviewed mr. komer and as i read the notes i was fascinated by it because he described mr. komer as a badger. i thought wow that's a very apt description from what i have heard. feisty, difficult, abrasive, and maybe even a snarl every once in a while. and a very much so they often use of earthy language. but the name of the book "blowtorch" comes from the vietnam era and it was a nickname that was given to him by then the u.s. ambassador. this was in 1966. the u.s. ambassador to south vietnam by the name of henry cabot lodge the second. now komer had been in early 1966 made a special assistant for the vietnam reconstruction and he was answering only to linda johnson. as a consequence he took on the mantle of the president. this was his responsibility to make pacification or count
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 1:00pm EDT
wipes out a village in afghanistan. >> plus a teen found live in a wheel well of a plane flying to hawaii. >> european mediators held captive in yukdz for the last week are freed. this while the ukraine military regains some of the government buildings in theest>> and loses area and the ukraine officials are blamed for the violence in odessa and left 30 people dead. >> day two of the military offensive by the ukraine governments and focussed on ten miles south and we have seen is clearing away the roadblocks and headed to the center of town. a couple of us bes and taxis are burned out. it said it was controlled and localized. by aside for the combat here, we have also seen some good news from a humane tarn point of view. a group of observes have been released today. we met them on the road at the point where we saw them fall into the relieved arms of theiral colleagues. on a roadside they embraced freedom with a sense of relief. a handover bringing the end to the 8 days of captivity of the observers. >> you can can't imagine the happiness. deep relief. the situation was really t
FOX News
May 3, 2014 10:00am PDT
in a remote part of afghanistan. the main focus for rescue crews now, to help the thousands of people forced to evacuate due to the disaster. they're calling off the search for victims after thousands of villagers were buried under hundreds of feet of mud, two consecutive landslides pummeled the mountainous area yesterday morning, following a week of heavy, heavy rain. >>> a decorated u.s. marine is sitting in a mexican prison for what his mother says is simply making a wrong turn. the mistake on aprilt led andrew morisy to the wrong side of the border, in tijuana. according to his mother, he was going to the v.a. for help, but got lost and drove into mexico, carrying three guns. now his mother is fearing for her son's life. listen. >> he called me and he was in a holding cell with many men. i heard a lot of like chaos in the background. and he said, "mom, i'm not going to make it through the night. whatever you do, don't come and ask any questions, because you're not safe either." the next day he called me and said, "mom, i escaped. i got into a safer part of the jail." and i said, "what, y
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 12:30pm EDT
. >> plus a landslide wipes out a village in afghanistan. >> plus a teen found live in a wheel well of a plane
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 12:00pm EDT
them on. >> they have come to remote area of northern afghanistan with the tools and shovels to help the rescuers but the focus is shifting from funding the survivors to keeping those that did alive. >> we have helping to facilitate the needs of around 700 families more than 4,000 people displaced directly or indirectly and the needs range from food and water, of course, to medical help as well as shelter needs. >> it is hard for the teams to reach the site, the roads are damaged by the rain and can't take the heavy machinery and the hillside remains unstable and it is fearing another part could cave in. >> a rally is held in belfast in support of the leader jerry adams and he's being questioned for a 4th day in the connection of a murder from 1972. she was a mother of ten. jerry adams denies any involvement in the killing. >> the trial of three al jazeera journalists is adjourned again until may 15. they are accused of falsifying news and conspiring with the muslim brotherhood and al jazeera is rejecting the charges and the court appearance is going along with the international free
FOX News
May 3, 2014 9:00am PDT
a few hundred to 2,000 people are dead or missing after multiple landslides in northeast afghanistan. the united nations puts the number of of dead up to at least 350 people, however, governors say it's much higher claiming as many as 2,000 people remain missing. rescuers rush to help those trapped victims. the second landslide hit burying many of those rescuers as well. the afghan government has not asked for assistance from nato or the united states yet. a u.n. spokesman says a memorial service will be held later today and the sight will be declared a mass grave. >>> still ahead, ever since the attack on the american consulate in benghazi in 2012, former navy s.e.a.l. scott taylor has been pushing for answers. does he finally believe he's going to get some of those answers? and former secretary of state condoleezza rice making a decision about giving the commencement speech at rutgers university. we're going to tell you what she's saying now in light of protest. and another whistleblower describes what she calls an environment of intimidation at a va hospital in phoenix. a live rep
MSNBC
May 3, 2014 9:00am PDT
the wars in iraq and he's unwind the war in afghanistan. we have something that we longed forecast, a transformative moment in the middle east. no one could have predicted how it happened in 2011. now you're facing the most serious challenge to european security we've seen since bosnia 20 years ago. this is a very difficult environment. the president has some cards to play. not great cards to play. and has tried to manage the situation as best as he can. >> all right, peter crawly, thanks. >>> it's a growing threat to the very survival of sin city. what is it that could make leaving las vegas the only option? (music) defiance is in our bones. defiance never grows old. citracal maximum. calcium citrate plus d. highly soluble, easily absorbed. you would need like a bunch of those to clean this mess. [ kc ] you're probably right. hi, cascade kitchen counselor. 1 pac of cascade complete cleans tough food better than 6 pacs of the bargain brand combined. cascade. beyond clean and shine. every time. than 6 pacs of the bargain brand combined. hey there can i help you? (whispering) sorry.
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 11:00am EDT
wipes out a village in afghanistan and killing over 2000 people. >> i'm not worried about the germs but you read this and you get nervous. >> this morning a deadly virus lands on american soil. >> it is an end of 8 days of captivity of hostages in ukraine. >> plus, putting pep in the step, we tell you about this state of the art research designed to make your shoes more comfortable. >> we begin this morning in afghanistan where a landslide buried an entire town yesterday and the rescue operations are underway and it is feared that 2000 people are already dead. the u.n., that is overseeing the operations can't confirm that number. we have the latest. >> they spent the night in the open and near freezing temperatures looking over what used to be their homes and praying. for any sign of life. >> 7 members of my family here when the landslide happened and five were killed here. what can i do? >> i urge the government to help take the bodies out. we managed to take 10-15 and the rest are trapped here. >> days of reconspiratourse andl of mud and rocks swept to the village below and destro
PBS
May 3, 2014 7:30am PDT
afghanistan. chappell it would take rt with the rejection. we start with last night's massacre in ukrainian city of odessa please be warned some people may find appalling pictures disturbing. dozens of people were lying there in a dance to as radical nationalists fire bombed a building associate with anti government groups cheered its reach people trapped by flames jumped out of the hips i knew it was divine the black armband week to be from the ultra nationalist right second row. extremists have called for the use of terror tactics against sentence. the clashes which began early today claimed forty six lines one was two hundred injured. our team managed to speak with a number of people survived the blaze. the trade unions unyielding stance on demand since the budget and then started throwing molotov cocktails and means to that building had shoved by and saw smoke. we were brought to you but the truth men and women the right stick to what school history. i moved out what was happening around us and told the weakness of mine the extremists and one the school building the puppies were coming
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 10:00am EDT
as a massive landslide wipes out a village in afghanistan and killing over 2000 people. >> i'm not worried about the germs but you read this and you get nervous. >> this morning a deadly virus lands on american soil. >> it is an end of
PBS
May 3, 2014 7:00am PDT
sent his condolences. just as the united states stood with the people of afghanistan through a difficult decade we stand ready to help our afghan partners as they respond to this disaster. for even as our war there comes to him and this year. our commitment to afghanistan and its people into work president ahmed karzai ordered emergency relief work to start immediately. afghan authorities fear this could be the country's deadliest natural disaster since nineteen ninety eight when children makes killed several thousand people suicide bombers have blown up two vehicles in separate attacks in the center of syrian province of ca month state media reported the eighteen people were killed on friday including eleven children mean while it's being reported that opposition find chairs parts beyond that to withdraw from the besieged city of bones and trade deal with the custom and travels with the nih hold back the opposition held areas north of homes according to activists. the syrian government has not commented on the deal. two suicide bombings in egypt's at sinai have killed a sold
ABC
May 3, 2014 7:00am PDT
was being used as a headquarters for pro-russian separatists. >>> in afghanistan, hundreds of people are dead and nearly 2,000 missing in a massive landslide, that buried a large section of remote northeastern afghan village there. residents are trying to dig through to dirt to find survivors. >>> and finally, from the world of college baseball, it was lsu against texas a&m. tie score. bottom of the ninth. bases loaded. two outs. talk about drama. check this out. the batter hits a line drive to left field. looks like it's going to win the game. but -- did you see that? goes airborne. and snags the ball. amazing catch. and then, lsu went on to win that game, 5-4, in extra innings. that is something else. >> what energy, right? >> i like baseball, too. >> r.c., do you have a war wound on your chin? what happened? >> yeah. tried shaving with a sword. i don't recommend it. doesn't work. >> note to self. our makeup artist didn't want to touch it. >> back to the machete. >> more valuable life lessons from uncle ron on saturday morning. >>> let's get it over to julie durda, from miami stati
KRON
May 3, 2014 7:00am PDT
to plus all fire but agreed rescuers will a collector under the people after a mudslide in afghanistan but flight either declaring the site of a mass grave. by the full effect now wells explain why the execution should be in san diego. [ wind howling ] [ female announcer ] it balances you... [ water crashing ] ...it fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convenient two bar pack. this is nature valley... delicious granola bars made with the best ingredients in nature. nature valley. nature at its most delicious. rebecca lee a fire in southern california continue in the burke bonds 67 percent contained. it's burned 2,190 a. trade >> : one structure damage another restaurant. all voluntary has been lifted. costs of fighting wildfires expected watter budget. this report say at the interior will spend $47 million more in budget planning catclaw change intents well fires is intrigued fire officials say they'll have the bar money from fire prevention products such as controlled burns tree >> : to a non the world news. authorities s
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May 3, 2014 7:00am PDT
cooler for some. >>> at least 350 people have been killed in a huge landslide in afghanistan and as many as 2,000 are missing. the landslide buried hundreds of homes in a small villanage a remote part of northeast afghanistan a second landslide hit as others rushed to help. it has been difficult to find victims because crews only have shovels to dig through the rubble and there aren't enough people to help. heavy rains, earlier this week may be to blame. >>> and there are a couple of new developments in the ukraine crisis. 12 international military swervers kidnapped by prorussian militants have been freed a envoy negotiated the release. ukraine forces are resuming military action against prorussian forces. violence flaired up yesterday as they shot down two helicopters and took part in clashes that sparked a fire killing 31. >>> attorneys for the boston marathon bombing suspect are accusing the government of leaking information about the case to the media. lawyers for the suspect have asked a judge for a hearing on the matter. they claim that government investigators have leaked evidenc
CSPAN
May 3, 2014 9:45am EDT
and afghanistan more smoothly reentering their congregations back home. but i needed some color for the story. so i went to concordia seminary historical institute happened to have an exhibition on the history of the american military chaplaincy at the time. under one of those pieces of glass was a letter to alma gerecke from the nazis. i read that word "love" just pof the signatures -- above the signatures of the perpetrators of the genocide, and i thought, ah, that could be a story. [laughter] i found gerecke easeleddest son, hank -- eldest son, hank gerecke, in cape gerardo, and he told me the story of his father and mother. and six years later, here we are. hank and his younger brother corky were already in uniform in 1943 when their father raised his hand and said he'd like to be a war chaplain. the first part of gerecke's career had been spent pastoring a church in south st. louis. then during the depression he had been a missionary with the st. lutheran city mission. st. louis lutheran city mission, ministering no those on the streets, in hospitals and in city jails. now he wanted to do hi
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 9:00am EDT
-russian militia that has taken hold there. >> paul brennan, many thanks for joining us. >>> in afghanistan t at a timet rescue user have abandoned the search when an entire village was buried under mud and stone. the disaster happened in the remote province of the mou mountainous border region and the edge of the him lhim laalay too. >> gerald tan reports >> reporter: they spent the night in the open, and during near-freezing temperatures, look over what used to be their homes and praying for any sign of life. >> translator: seven members of my family were here when the landslide happened. 4 or 5 of them were killed. i am half alive. what can i do? >> we have not received any assistance. all of the villages are digging with shovels. it is a big challenge for the people. people who survived the landslide have already left this area. as you can see, there is no excavator digging the landslide. we need more machinery. working with shovels is not enough >> reporter: days of rain caused the side of this mountain to collapse, a wall of mud and rocks swept into the village below, destroying all i
PBS
May 3, 2014 5:30am PDT
that has happened in northern afghanistan. we have some new numbers from reuters that says a spokesperson for the provincial governor confirming that more than twenty one hundred are dead in a massive landslide which had a remote village on friday. the melon this area had experienced several days of heavy rain and flooding has caused the side of the cliff to collapse onto the village of hobo blurry search began on saturday morning amid the concern that the un stable hillside make a vegan. way to get to know that now we can only help displaced people. those straps and the landslides and who have most lines. it is impossible to do anything for them they are bad though when i was then distributed to less like survivors in the provincial governor is saying about three hundred homes but third of the houses in the area were hit after it will collapse of the village local officials are saying most of the missing are feared dead. as most of the houses are buried under aut twenty meters of debris landslides in the collections are frequent in afghanistan but friday's was one of the dead things. the
NBC
May 3, 2014 5:30am PDT
aboard flight 370. >>> in afghanistan, tragedy struck a small village when heavy rains caused a deadly landslide. hundreds of rescuers and volunteers are digging out of the massive slide which ripped through a remote area in the northeast province. afghan officials are saying they've given up hope of finding any survivors putting the death toll at more than 2,000 people. >>> a verdict has finally been reached in the patent war between apple and samsung. a federal jury ruled both companies are guilty of patent infringe. . samsung is guilty of copying iphone features. the company has to pay apple $120 million. and apple was found guilty of infringing on one of their patents. they own samsung $160 thou. >>> some people are optimistic this morning. employers added 288,000 jobs in april bringing the unemployment rate to 6.3% from 6.7%. payrolls grew across the board in the business and professional areen yashgs retail and restaurants and construction. but, of course, it's not all good news. some 800,000 people stopped looking for work contribute together plunging unemployment numbers. >>> a
going to tell you about "the wrong enemy" which is my book. "the wrong enemy: america in afghanistan, 2001-2014". it is the story of the war. i reported for over ten years on afghanistan. also pakistan. and i wanted to write a book for two reasons. the title tells part of it. richard holbrooke was the special envoy to afghanistan and pakistan before he died in the last two years. and he once said to the british foreign secretary maybe we are fighting the wrong enemy in the wrong country and it was when they were grappling with the problem of the taliban in afghanistan. the obama administration was trying to work out what to do. the insurgency had gotten so difficult in afghanistan said they had to order a surge of troops so the foreign troops went to 120,000 in afghanistan and they were losing the war. it was a very critical moment and the surge had its place, it had to be done. they were fighting the wrong enemy. the source of the problem and when you fight a war, you have to go to the source, was the first in pakistan. and american intervention within months in pakistan's tribal ar
CBS
May 3, 2014 5:00am PDT
in afghanistan, but that number is expected to reach more than 2,000. heavy rain triggered landslides leaving more than 4,000 people displaces. at least 100 injured. fears another section of the mountain could collapse threatens survivors and rescue workers. >>> the federal government's latest jobs report held good news for out of work americans and the u.s. economy. em plois addedadded -- em lawyerployers added job. lowest since the fall of 2008. talk it over with the cbs news contributor and analyst in san francisco. melanie, good morning. >> good morning. >> is this just a bounceback from a -- sort of a oppressed winter or is this really the economy taurn turning the corner? >> i think both. there definitely was pent-up demand because the winter was so harsh all over the country. that's for sure. but the other part of it is i think i can give you a qualified, yes, that the economy is turning the corner. this jobs number was much bigger than anyone expected. the qualified part is that we also saw 806,000 people leave the workforce and take our labor participation rate t
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 7:00am EDT
in the ukranian crisis. >>> plus, a massive landslide wipes out an entire village in afghanistan - killing more than 2,000 people. >>> allegations of corruption in ireland, why some say this week's arrest of gerry adams is more political than police work. >>> good morning to you, welcome to al jazeera america, i'm morgan radford live in new york. >>> chaos and violence erupting in eastern and southern ukraine in what became the country's blood yesterday in three months. the worst standoff occurring in odessa, where officials say violence clashes broke out between pro-russian and ukranian supporters. it turned into a deadly fire where 31 were killed. ukraine launched an offensive further north. five rebels, two civilians and two ukranian soldiers were all killed. kiev's assault expanded 10 miles south to the town of kramatorsk. troops regained control of several areas. lawmakers vowed not to stop before eastern ukraine is under control. we go to donetsk for the latest. >> reporter: information comes out in an irregular way. the interior minister announced on his facebook page, not an official ch
CNN
May 3, 2014 3:00am PDT
for your new day. >> in afghanistan, we learned at least 2700 people are feared dead in that massive landslide. local officials say rescuers will not dig out hundreds of people buried under the mud and stones and declaring the site a mass grave. they are appealing to organizations to help families evacuated from the area. the death toll in the ferry accident continues to rise. now, at least 236 people are confirmed dead. 66 are still missing. on wednesday, student who is had been on the ferry with hundreds of classmates return to school for the first time since the accident. they visited a memorial for those who died at sea. >> bill gates is no longer microsofts top shareholder. he sold off 8 million shares that puts it ceo steve balmer in the top spot. he put the money into the bill and melinda gates foundation that fights hunger around the world. >> support behind hillary clinton if she runs, of course. the encoursement could be a koom. kaine is expected to make a short speech this morning at an event in south carolina. >> finally, number five, a house committee subpoenaed secretar
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 6:00am EDT
a landslide in north-east afghanistan. >>> international military observers have been freed after being held for more than a week in ukraine. >>> ceasefire or surrender. syrian rebels give up the fight in homs. >>> three al jazeera journalists back in court on world press freedom day >>> first, afghan officials say more than 2,000 people may have been killed in a landslide in the north-east of the country. united nations which has been running a rescue operation has not been able to confirm the figure. it was in the region of badakhshan, in a mountainous region. rescuers are facing a tough time to reach the affected village. >> reporter: they spent the night in the open. during near-freezing temperatures - looking over what used to be their homes, and preying for any sign of life. >> everyone is trapped here. hours after the landslide the priority shifted from trying to find survivors, from keeping those that did, alive. >> due to the nature of the catastrophic event, it's any likelihood the people recovering has now disappeared. at the moment we are focussing on getting materials, nonfood i
CSPAN
May 3, 2014 6:00am EDT
of the american people that our thoughts are with the people of afghanistan who have experience in all tragedy. we are seeing reports of a devastating landslide on top of recent floods. many people are reported missing. rescue efforts are underway. just as the united states stood with the people of afghanistan through difficult decade, we stand ready to help our afghan partners as they respond to this disaster. even as there were there comes to them and this year, our commitment to afghanistan and its people will endure. i'm grateful for the hospitality you and the german people extended to us last year in berlin, it was an honor to speak at the brandenburg gate. you promised me a warm welcome and delivered and him believable 90 degree day in berlin. this morning, our work touched on a range of issues where the united states and germany are vital partners. we agreed to continue close security cooperation including law enforcement, cyber and intelligence that keeps our citizens safe. we refer to our strong commitment to completing the transatlantic trade investment are to ship which is radical to s
FOX News
May 3, 2014 3:00am PDT
lost his legs in afghanistan. and then the parents of another soldier who died in iraq. is he a very special person. >> thanks, ainsley. >> ainsley, thanks so much. >> how does the track look this morning? can we ask her that? >> it looks great. i have been out there raking it. we are ready to go. >> getting in on the action. >> you can see the horses are behind me. they are warming up. getting their legs stretched and it's going to be a fun day. i have never done this before. this is my first time here. i'm from south carolina. i have always wanted to do this on my bucket list. you have been here in the past. isn't it great. >> it's so much fun and the parties are fun, too. and the food and the fashion. i know you are going to have a lot of that come up for us as well. >> thank you, ainsley. >> ainsley earhardt live. >> coming up on the show, the dude. >> dude, this is like two years ago. we are still talking about. >> dude, it is the thing that -- >> -- dude. and now the state department has a plan to stop this from happening again. we will tell you about it. >> trump for president
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May 3, 2014 3:00am PDT
and afghanistan, congress and the administration increasing eligibility for v.a. care for things like exposure to agent orange, the inability of v.a. to adapt quickly enough to deal with the signature wound of the post-9/11 wars traumatic brain injury, between all of these factors, the backlog for disability claims, and the wait time for some basic health care from v.a., particularly mental health care, it's been bad. and at times it has been at crisis levels for some v.a. facilities around the country. funding for the v.a. has not been hit as hard as some other agencies in washington and that's thanks almost entirely to smart and loud work by veterans organizations making sure that that's funding was protected. and when problems at the v.a. or with the treatment of veterans get discussed in washington veterans get paid the best lip service of anyone in washington at all. but lip service only goes so far. and the suicide rates and the unemployment rates for veterans are still way, way too high. the access to mental health care in particular is still not adequate for vets. the backlog on those
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May 3, 2014 2:00am PDT
scene after multiple landslides in afghanistan. we'll talk to one man overseeing the relief effort. >>> also -- >> we have probably always had public figures who have been out there saying outrageous things when it comes to race. the difference is now, when someone says something like this, the chances are that it's been recorded. >> these public figures you're seeing now have one thing in common, racism controversies. a closer look at that hot-button issue, coming up. >>> hello, and welcome, everyone. i'm errol barnett. to our viewers in the u.s. and around the world, it's a pleasure to have you with me on this saturday. this is "cnn newsroom." now, at this moment, it's just past noon in eastern ukraine. that's where the standoff between the country's military and pro-russia activists has taken an even more violent turn in recent weeks. the interior minister says it's offensive to drive out what it calls terrorists from slovyansk. on friday, at least nine people were killed, including the pilots of two helicopters shot down by pro-russia separatists. the violence has spread to the
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 5:00am EDT
jazeera. >>> more than 200,000 are feared dead after a landslide in north-east afghanistan. >>> international military observers have been freed after being held for more than a week in ukraine. >>> ceasefire or surrender. syrian rebels give up t
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May 3, 2014 4:00am EDT
nato. some people in europe are beginning to think that maybe after afghanistan we don't need this organization that much anymore. thank you, mr. president, for reminding us that it is a good idea for europe to look at how to diversify our energy sources such. thank you, mr. president, for also reminding us that it is totally essential as an objective for the european union to speak with one voice, not only when things are called bud particularly at times of crises. i believe you have given us enough. i was hoping we would not need this. it gave us up pretty good like a call. >> the question is what kind of wake-up call. the secretary said whatever u.s. defense secretary has been saying since the end of the cold war which is that the european countries have to spend more on defense. instead the opposite is happening. and in this country do you think there will be any change in that dynamic falls apart? >> when i look at this situation to me like a call should be that what we were pursuing, the pivot or rebalance to my think the situation has only reinforced how important relat
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 3:30am EDT
what is happening regarding that mudslide in afghanistan and what is mapping in other parts of the country, all you need to do is log on to the website. we update it all the time. the address >>> in ukraine things sped past the stage where two groups of heavily armed men glare at each other of the now they are killing each other and eastern ukraine is looking more ungovernable. it's "inside story." ♪ music ] hello, i'm ray suarez, for weeks there has been little you could say about the situation in ukraine that would stand up for more than 24 hours. it's been a moving target. hard to predict and define. think, in five months it's moved from a tilt towards moscow in kiev to counterdemonstrations that pulled down the government of viktor yanukovych to a creeping russia, to the eruption of protests across eastern ukraine, to what we have today, a situation inching closer to all-out fighting to russian alined irregular forces and ukranian military forces. as uptions and storming the buildings spread, the kiev government threatened retaliation and publicly acknowledged it lost
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 3:00am EDT
arkansas >>> landslide in northern afghanistan - more than 2,000 people are killed. >>> hello, you are watching al jazeera. these are the top stories - kiev launches a new military operation in eastern ukraine. moscow condemns the death of pro-russian demonstrators in odessa. >>> a ceasefire or surrender - syrian rebels may be about to give up the fight for the city of homs. >>> on trial for going their job - three al jazeera journalists head back to court in cairo on world press freedom day. >>> more than 2,000 people have been killed in a landslide in northern afghanistan. large parts of a village were buried after a mountainside collapsed following days of rains and floods. the u.n. is at the scene, helping teams in the remote area. we have this update from the capital. >> reporter: local police are doing what they can for the survivors in afghanistan. they are handing out food and water. on saturday morning rescue teams were struggling to reach the people buried under the mud. roads to the village is open but unstable for heavy machinery. >> translation: we can only help the di
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